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  • Iran to host meeting on Intifada and liberating Jerusalem

    08/14/2012 7:22:08 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 08/12/2012 12:16 | JPOST.COM STAFF
    Iran is set to host a meeting on promoting "the issue of Palestine and the Intifada" and "liberating the Holy Qods" (Jerusalem), the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported Sunday. … It is intended to promote ideas on "the influence of the Islamic Awakening on the issue of Palestine and the Intifada" and "focus on ways to attain the ultimate goal of liberating the Holy Qods which embodies the dignity of the world Muslims." …
  • Egypt's president has powers that rival Mubarak's

    08/14/2012 2:53:38 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug. 14, 2012 4:29 PM ET | Hamza Hendawi
    Egypt's Islamist president has given himself the right to legislate and control over the drafting of a new constitution. He has installed at the top of the powerful military a defense minister likely to be beholden to him. Under Mohammed Morsi's authority, officials have moved to silence influential critics in the media. And though a civilian, he declared himself in charge of military operations against militants in the Sinai peninsula. Over the weekend, Morsi ordered the retirement of the defense minister and chief of staff and reclaimed key powers the military seized from him days before he took office on...
  • Security services record Islamist exodus to Egypt (can CAIR accompany them?)

    08/13/2012 5:13:37 PM PDT · by Milagros · 9 replies
    The local (Germany) ^ | Aug, 12, 2012
    Security services record Islamist exodus to Egypt Published: 12 Aug 12 10:53 CET German security services have recorded a leap in the number of radical Islamists traveling to Egypt, according to a report due to be published in Monday's Der Spiegel magazine.
  • Egypt military shows no sign of opposing president

    08/13/2012 7:12:02 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug. 13 9:01 AM EDT | HAMZA HENDAWI and SARAH EL DEEB
    Egypt's military has shown no sign of opposing the president's surprise decision to retire the defense minister and chief of staff and seize back the powers the military grabbed from his office. … President Mohammed Morsi's shake-up of the military took the nation by surprise. It has transformed his image overnight from a weak leader to a savvy politician who carefully timed his move against generals who stripped him of significant powers days before he took office on June 30. …
  • Islamist takeover complete: Morsi Fires Top Defense Brass

    08/12/2012 3:45:40 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 23 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 8/12/2012 | Gil Ronen
    Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has sacked the entire leadership of the country's defense establishment. Among the officials and officers fired are Defense Minister Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, and Chief of Staff Sami Anan. Morsi appointed Abdul-Fatah al-Sessi as Defense Minister and Lieutenant-General Sidki Sayed Ahmed as Army Chief of Staff. A judge named Mahmoud Mekki was appointed vice president. Morsi also ordered the retirement of the commanders of the navy, air defense and air force. The retired navy commander, Lieutenant-General Mohan Mameesh, was named as chairman of the Suez Canal. Morsi also cancelled all constitutional changes that gave the military enlarged...
  • NIE: Iran approaching immunity zone (strike against nuke program would be ineffective)

    08/11/2012 10:42:42 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Yedioth Ahronoth News ^ | 08.10.12, 10:04 | Ronen Bergman
    As the debate over a possible strike against Iran's nuclear facilities grows, it seems that is possible that such a move would be ineffective. According to a Friday report by Yedioth Ahronoth, top US officials, who are privy to the relevant intelligence shared by Israel and the United States, said that Tehran is rapidly approaching the "immunity zone"—the critical point in time after which the Islamic Republic's nuclear program will no longer be vulnerable to a military strike. The National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) report, recently submitted to the White House, paints a bleak picture, as it indicates "a significant progress"...
  • Egypt vows crackdown on "infidels" after border massacre

    08/06/2012 11:08:19 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Reuters ^ | Mon Aug 6, 2012 1:49pm EDT | Yusri Mohamed
    Egypt branded Islamist gunmen who killed 16 police near the Israeli border as "infidels" and promised on Monday to launch a crackdown following the massacre that has strained Cairo's ties with both Israel and Palestinians. An Egyptian official said jihadist militants crossed into Egypt from the Gaza Strip before attacking the border station on Sunday. They then stole two vehicles and headed to nearby Israel, where they were eventually killed by Israeli fire. … Mursi has promised to honor Egypt's 1979 peace treaty with Israel and has done little to suggest a major shift in ties. He has also reached...
  • Syria's Christians Arm Against Jihadists...the Islamic Caliphate and Syria must adopt Islamic law

    08/03/2012 8:30:30 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 4 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | August 03, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    ... "We saw what happened to the Christians in Iraq," Abu George, a Christian resident of Aleppo's Aziza district told GlobalPost. "What is going on in Aleppo is not a popular revolution for democracy and freedom. The fighters of the so-called Free Syrian Army are radical Sunnis who want to establish an Islamic state."... (more here) I have warned repeatedly of the genocide of Christians should Syria fall to the jihadists, which increasingly appears to be the inevtiable outcome, particularly since Obama is secretly supporting the jihadists: "Aleppo's Christians Arm Against Islamists" AINA August 3, 2012 ALEPPO, Syria and BEIRUT,...
  • Hitler's newspaper ...... had he lived

    08/02/2012 8:51:44 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 4 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | August, 02, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    (Video by Pat Condell at source.) "The ugliest newspaper in Britain," and that's saying something: More scurrilous lies from the shameless Guardian http://honestreporting.com/israel-made-me-beat-my-wife/ The Guardian's Jewish problem http://cifwatch.com/2012/07/24/guardians-jewish-problem-paper-praises-extreme... Guardian writer plumbs the moral depths http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/oct/19/israeli-lives-more-important-pale... The Guardian's anti-Semitic explanation for the Shalit deal http://honestreporting.com/the-guardians-anti-semitic-explanation-for-shalit-... Guardian readers' editor on... averting accusations of anti-Semitism http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/nov/06/averting-accusations-of-a... The Guardian acknowledges anti-Semitism... or does it? http://honestreporting.com/the-guardian-acknowledges-anti-semitism-or-does-it/ How could the Guardian give a platform to a genocidal fascist? http://hurryupharry.org/2012/06/12/how-could-the-guardian-give-a-platform-to-... Hamas leader's op-ed enforces Guardian's anti-Israel message http://www.algemeiner.com/2012/06/08/hamas-leader-haniyehs-op-ed-enforces-gua... The Guardian turns the world upside down again http://hurryupharry.org/2012/06/13/animus-and-inversion-the-guardian-turns-th... Left-wing bias written in the BBC's DNA, says newsreader. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1349506/Left-wing-bias-Its-written-BB......
  • Bulletin of the Persecution of Christians

    08/02/2012 8:08:08 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 2 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | August 01, 2012 | Multiple sources
    June 28 - July 30, 2012 June 28, 2012 Sudan Authorities in Khartoum demolished two church buildings last week, days after confiscating three Catholic schools. Officials from the Ministry of Planning and Housing of the local government authority on June 18 sent bulldozers that destroyed a church building belonging to the St. John Episcopal Church of Sudan. June 30, 2012 Egypt (h/t to AtlasShrugs) Native Christian missionaries in Egypt remained concerned Saturday, June 30, saying at least two fellow believers were killed by suspected Islamists since Mohammed Morsi was declared the country's president. "Yesterday they began by killing two believers...
  • Blogging Jihad (list of Good Guys)

    08/02/2012 7:51:43 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 1 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | July 31, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    When I exposed the silence of the big right and their absence of coverage on jihad, I did not mean to imply that there were no blogs covering jihad, sharia, and Islam. That never entered my mind. Nor did I mean to give smaller counter jihad blogs short shrift. The small counter jihad blogs are doing the heavy lifting and they deserve praise. I do not want to leave anyone out who has been supportive and fought jihad. If this describes your work, please leave your blog and URL in the comment section. Many of you I know, others I...
  • Freedom March: First Worldwide Counter-Jihad Action, Stockholm, August 4th

    07/31/2012 9:17:28 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 4 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | July 28, 2012 | Pamela Geller
    August 4th, the march to freedom begins with one step ..... in Stockholm, Norra Bantorget, 2 pm. Preceding our SION (Stop Islamization of Nations) World Freedom Congress on the eleventh anniversary of the September 11th jihadist attacks on America, the world's leading freedom action organizations are joining forces and converging in Stockholm on August 4th. Representatives from Stop Islamization of Nations (SION), Stop Islamization of America (SIOA), Stop Islamisation of Europe (SIOE), the English Defence League (EDL), and allied groups will speak. The conference heralds the launch of a worldwide counter jihad alliance. Freedom fighters from Europe and America, as...
  • Romney Supports Two-State Solution

    07/30/2012 4:32:07 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 31/7/12 | Elad Benari
    Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney supports a two-state solution to solve the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, he told CNN during his visit to Jerusalem. In an interview with the American news network, which took place in Jerusalem on Sunday, Romney was asked if he saw the starting point for negotiations as the borders which existed prior to the 1967 Six Day War. He responded by saying, “I'm not being that specific. I'm saying that there will be borders that have to be negotiated and what the starting point is something which will be decided by the...
  • Boot Iran from the UN

    07/28/2012 4:37:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 28, 2012 | Ken Blackwell
    Every fall, it seems, Americans are subjected to the ugly spectacle of Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad coming to New York to address the UN General Assembly. There, at the podium, he is placed on a par with President Obama, Prime Minister David Cameron, France's Francois Hollande, and other leaders of civilized states. Ahmadinejad has used this podium to spew his anti-American, anti-Israel hatred. And yet he receives hearty applause from the Islamist delegates seated before him. Iran signed the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights as long ago as 1948. That's when Iran was ruled by the Shah. That UNDHR contains...
  • Somalia’s al Shabaab executes three of its own for treason

    07/22/2012 5:40:41 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 5 replies
    Reuters ^ | Sun Jul 22, 2012 4:02pm EDT | (Reporting by Feisal Omar; Writing by Yara Bayoumy; Editing by Kevin Liffey)
    Somalia's Islamist al Shabaab militants said on Sunday they had executed three of their own members for treason, two of them for guiding U.S. missiles to kill fellow militants. … Al Shabaab, which is affiliated with al Qaeda, said last January that a missile launched from a drone had killed Bilal el Berjawi, a Lebanese al Shabaab fighter with a British passport. Another missile killed four foreign militants south of the Somali capital Mogadishu in February, according to an intelligence officer. …
  • Questions about Huma Abedin

    07/21/2012 5:20:27 AM PDT · by guitarist · 55 replies
    National Review Online ^ | July 21, 2012 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    Questions about Huma Abedin By Andrew C. McCarthy July 21, 2012 4:00 A.M. Der Spiegel pointed out the obvious: “A certain role of the Muslim Brotherhood in the transition process [to ‘democracy’] in Egypt seems acceptable to the Obama White House.” It was early February 2011, the moment when the uprising that would oust Hosni Mubarak was bubbling over in Tahrir Square. The prominent German newsmagazine figured, who better to ask about the Muslim Brotherhood than the American political establishment’s resident foreign-policy genius, John McCain? So, the reporter asked him, does Obama’s tolerance of the Muslim Brotherhood “concern you”? Senator...
  • Report: Syrian Leader al-Assad Flees Damascus

    07/19/2012 3:08:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 11:06 AM | Newsmax Wires
    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has fled Syria's capital of Damascus for his family's coastal stronghold in Latakia, according to news sources. Opposition sources and a Western diplomat told London's Telegraph that the strongman was in thel city of Latakia, and was directing a response to yesterday's bombing of a cabinet meeting. "Our information is that [Assad] is at his palace in Latakia and that he may have been there for days," a senior opposition figure, who declined to be named, told Reuters. The palace, which Assad has used before to conduct official business, is located in hills near the city,...
  • Iran VP claims country's drought is part of West's weather war on Islamic republic

    07/18/2012 1:47:46 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | PUBLISHED: 18:29 EST, 17 July 2012 | UPDATED: 18:34 EST, 17 July 2012 | Daily Mail Reporter
    The head of Iran’s cultural heritage and tourism organization believes that in addition to economic sanctions, the West is launching another kind of “soft war” on the Islamic republic. Speaking at a ceremony to introduce the nation’s new meteorological department chief, Hassan Mousavi, said that he was “suspicious about the drought in the southern part of the country.” He went on to accuse the West as using “technology” to influence the nation’s climate, saying sand storms, droughts, and other extreme weather were the result of an unspecified method of war. … Last year, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accused Western countries...
  • Chicago imam: “Qital [killing] is an essential element of Islam"

    07/18/2012 9:52:41 AM PDT · by Nachum
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 7/18/12 | Pamela Geller
    Why are counter jihad blogs (the less than a handful left) the only ones covering these critical news stories: Chicago imam: “Qital [killing] is an essential element of Islam" July 16, 2012, Creeping Sharia via Sharia 101 from a Muslim American perspective: Silence is not an option! | Just Piper (thanks to David) In a speech by Abdul Malik Mujahid, Columbus, Ohio, September 1995., he puts out a Conference calling for Jihad: Consider the following statement: Qital [killing] is an essential element of Islam. And sometimes you don’t like it. Qital is ordained upon you, though it is hateful to...
  • Clinton Leaves Israel with ‘Peace Process’ in Lost Baggage

    07/17/2012 12:12:24 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/7;/12 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton came and went and nothing changed, not even the hot weather, except that the U.S.-led “peace process” was left behind in lost baggage. The only question is if it was lost in Washington or Jerusalem. .....